26 June 2012

BOLIVIA : 27 June UPDATE: Police Strike ENDS...After 7 Days.

              2nd  LINK CHANGE

       After 7 days of ugliness and violence...a widespread police pay strike...has ended.
       Bottom rank officers will receive a wage hike of 20%...and a food allowance hike of 2%.
       Just a day earlier...some 500 Morales supporters fought with 1,000 striking police near the presidential palace.
        Police had demanded a raise from $195 monthly to $287...and equality with the military's basic pay.
      The strike had spread to more than 24 police command stations across the nation.